Deformed arthritis is a disease that causes joint deformation, pain and
dysfunction due to aging of the joints and bones. It is reported that 500,000
patients with deformed arthritis and similar symptoms and several dozen
times as many potential patients exist in Japan. The incidence of this
illness increases from the latter half of the thirties and further increases
from the fifties, rising up to one of every two persons in their sixties,
then reaching its peak in the seventies with more female patients than
Glucosamine is one of the natural amino acids, and is widely distributed
in the human body. Its role, deeply associated with in vivo elements, is
very important, but such elements are reduced with aging or lack of exercise.
Glucosamine intake is known to supplement the essentials of life in vivo
elements and improve various functions, thereby, maintaining healthy daily
The usefulness of glucosamine is highly evaluated in Europe and America,
and its intake is widely popularized as a regular food supplement for health
Highly purified glucosamine is derived from hydrolyzed, desalted and purified
red queen crab shell chitin.